Learning Objectives

1. Recognize the effects of police brutality on the livelihood of Black Americans.
2. Discuss the role of implicit bias in how individuals view police brutality.
3. Explain how police brutality is a reflection of the fears of crime that pervade American society.
4. Identify the social forces that lead some Black males to engage in deviant behavior.
5. Discuss the importance of the sociological perspective in understanding the relationship between race and police brutality.